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RadioMD Health News

March 9, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.The government is considering testing bus drivers, truckers and rail workers for sleep apnea, under a new federal proposal. Sleep apnea can cause people to doze off while on the job. Pilots are already tested for the disorder.This is RadioMD News... Vitamin D supplements didn't relieve pain or slow the progression of knee osteoarthritis, finds a new study. This despite the fact that the patients involved had low levels of the vitamin. Osteoarthritis is a progressive disease with no known treatment for the loss of cartilage.And... playing video games may make your kids smarter? Children who spent time playing video games performed better at school, had higher cognitive performance and fewer reported behavioral and relationship problems, found new research. The potential harm of video games has been long debated, with previous studies suggesting it leads to aggressive, antisocial behavior. Therefore, experts recommend moderation of game play by parents is still a good idea.For Radio

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